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CBS
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
lack of answers that has sparked the washington guessing game. campaign strategists say pelosi is powerful and backed by her own party and she alone will decide her fate. >> most politicians don't ever get to make the choice of whether they want to stay or not stay. she can actually make that decision and it is ultimately a very personal and private decision. >> reporter: it may be a tough one. she was first elected into congress 25 years ago, sworn in with her family at her side. that was the beginning of her rise. in 2002, she had her first leadership position as the minority whip. a year later, she took the top spot as a minority leader. by 2007, she made history as the first woman to hold the position as speaker of the house, a role she held until her party lost the majority in the 2010 election. since then, she has been the minority leader. if she steps down, this could be a massive loss for her party. >> she's been one of the great democratic leaders of a generation. >> she is a fighter. she'll be a fighter every moment of her life. that's jut who -- just who she is. >> i
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
as the leader of the spy agency. cbs reporter tara mergener in washington where the resignation has shocked the intelligence community as well as top political leaders. tara. >> reporter: indeed. good evening, allen. yes, petraeus' resignation absolutely came as a shock here in washington ending the long career of a well respected and very high-profile public servant. cia director david petraeus submitted a letter of resignation to president obama admitting he had an extramarital affair. the president accepted his resignation. petraeus who has been married for 37 years says he showed, quote, extremely poor judgment when he had the affair. petraeus has been running the cia since september of 2011. before that, he was in charge of allied forces in afghanistan. and he also oversaw coalition forces in iraq. in a letter to cia employees, petraeus wrote, such behavior is unacceptable both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. president obama called petraeus one of the outstanding general officers of his generation. the president met with petraeus thursday afternoon. the
CBS
Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
upgraded $560 a night hotel stay in washington, d.c. the night after his official itinerary had him flying home and in 2009 he was seemingly in two places at once attending a state conference in sacramento but charging taxpayers $95 for a working staff meeting at a downtown san jose restaurant. >> at the end. day it is like watching a train wreck and it's time for george to get off the rails so he doesn't hit somebody else and cause more pain. >> reporter: mr. shirakawa has promised the community that he would have a lot more to say about these allegations but today he didn't return our phone calms. the d.a.'s investigation is ongoing to look into, you know, whether or not somebody else was charging money on his card while he was in sacramento or just whether it's sloppy bookkeeping or what. no timeline set on the d.a. investigation as to when they will have any kind of results or charges. >> thank you, len ramirez. >>> cell phone video captures a gun pointed at a bay area driver. why the suspects followed the victim's car and opened fire. >> how some bay area churches are making money of
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
active storm track but it's not coming here heading in western oregon and washington. that big ridge of high pressure that we have enjoyed the past couple of days not moving. the storm track will stay to the north. we get sunshine mainly sunny skies and highs in the 70s coming up on saturday and sunday. with that storm track it's only a matter of time before this high pressure moves and low pressure coming down from the gulf of alaska will shove the storm track into northern california. that transition will be next wednesday. so it's a while off. it's about four or five days off. once it happens, we are going to get wet and wet quickly. so enjoy the sunshine while we have it and you will have it coming up tomorrow. >>> downtown san francisco so many great opposite is there to enjoy for your holiday shopping. 7 degrees above average. san jose 71. and livermore 71 degrees tomorrow. fairfield 71. napa 71. san rafael 69 degrees. 70 oakland. redwood city and mountain view. sunday nice mainly sunny skies, sunday any monday. cloudier on tuesday. that's a sign that things are changing. by we
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
the political stalemate in washington sent the dow towards its worst single day of 2012. it was down 313. but the dow wasn't just fueled by trouble in dc. >> another big issue sinking the market is europe. we have a downgrade from the european union on growth prospects in europe for this year. and it's looking like the recession could last all the way through next year. >> if you have ever wanted to grab some apple stock, now may be the time. today the stock price hit a six- month low. $561. analysts blame a sluggish earnings report in october but say the holiday shopping season will likely drive the price back up. >>> a new shopping mall will bring in an economic boost to livermore. the paragon outlet mall opens tomorrow. and it's the largest in the area. and that means jobs, shoppers and, yes, traffic. cbs 5 reporter juliette goodrich on how everyone is getting ready. >> reporter: case in point, this is what happens the night before the bay area's largest shopping outlet is set to open. you're looking at it now unloading trash cans and chairs. will they be ready? they say yes. they wil
CBS
Nov 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> thieves took 27 computers from a bayview elementary school. the staff at george washington carver elementary school saw the desktop computers were missing this morning when they got to work. the computers were not insured. so the school is looking for donations so they can buy replacements. >>> nurses are on strike at ten bay area hospitals. the key issues include staffing levels and whether nurses can have paid sick leave. the walkout is planned for two days at 8 sutter hospitals and for today only at two hospitals in san jose run by another company. replacement nurses have been brought in to make up the difference. >>> the port of oakland could be re-opening in an hour or so. that's if both sides of the labor dispute can come to terms in a meeting brokered by oakland's mayor. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington tells us the strikers say they achieved their goal of disrupting port operations. [ chanting ] >> reporter: two picket lines in oakland, one at the port, the other at oakland international airport. more than 200 workers with the local service employees international union a
CBS
Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
. the virginia-raised birds will spent their twilight years at george washington's mount vernon estate. historically it's appropriate. it was washington who suggested a national day of thanksgiving in 17 -- that's a talkative bunch! they should go to congress. >> gobble gobble. >>> the fate of an oyster farm in point reyes could be announced next week. the u.s. secretary of. interior stopped by the oyster farm in drake sister row to see it firsthand. >> reporter: the drakes bay oyster company has farmed its product in drake's estero at the point reyes national seashore for more than 70 years. but since 1976 it's designated environmental refuge. interior secretary ken salazar has the power to grant a ten- year extension to the company and today both sides met to make their case. >> we believe that the secretary will make the decision to continue the farm because part of his responsibility is to preserve the history and culture of our interior land. >> >> the lease terminates on the 30th of november. it's respect for the law and the opportunity. >> reporter: the wilderness supporters sa
CBS
Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
tumble over the "fiscal cliff" but in washington signs of movement among lawmakers. cbs reporter danielle nottingham on how the president is holding their feet to the fire. >> reporter: president obama is enlisting middle class americans to pressure congress to back away from the "fiscal cliff." >> when the american people speak loudly enough, lo and behold congress listens. >> reporter: he will take his case on the road friday and is asking the public to join a twitter campaign calling on lawmakers to renew tax cuts for families making less than $250,000 a year without delay. >> he is campaigning for his position. i get it. we understand it. but at the end of the day he has to lead on this issue. >> reporter: while congressional leaders meet behind closed doors, some of the biggest names in corporate america are here on capitol hill meeting with lawmakers pushing for solutions. former tennessee governor phil bredesen told lawmakers everything needs to be on the table. >> i think there's a broad recognition it has to be both revenue and serious work on entitlements to make it happen. >> r
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
this morning by grant and washington avenues. the cause of the crash is unclear. pg&e hopes to finish repairs by midnight. >>> an east bay city is fighting obesity by trying to tax soda. if it passes it would be the first of a kind in the nation. mike sugerman reports. >> reporter: allen, can i buy a coke? here at tobacco world, coke today costs 1.65? it would be a buck 85 starting i guess next wednesday if in fact measure n passes. will it pass? we're not sure. >> reporter: a little red wagon carrying 40 pounds of sugar has captured national attention in richmond. >> 40 pounds is the amount of sugar that each of richmond's children take in just from sodas alone every year. >> reporter: richmond city council member jeff ritter man who is also a heart doctor is the heart and soul of measure n. it would tax businesses a penny an ounce of sugary drinks sold. it would be the first of its kind in the nation. >> a third of our latino and a third of our african-american students are obese and another 20% are overweight in each group. those young people are going to die younger than they should. >> r
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
in washington, i'm randall pinkston, back to you. >> randall, thank you. >>> for the management meltdown is expanding at the bbc after the network wrongly accused a former politician of sexually abusing children. two more top bosses stepped down today. the ceo resigned over the weekend after the british broadcasting corporation reported the false story on the flagship show called news. >> i have decided that the honorable thing to do is to step down from the post as director general. >> just a couple of weeks ago the bbc apologized for failing to air allegations about its own tv host jimmy savell. he is accused of sexually abusing 300 boys and girls over several decades. he died last year. an investigation is underway to see if a cover-up was known. >>> and the voice of elmo is suspended from sesame street. kevin clash is accused of starting a inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old boy years ago. clash is now 52 and the accuser is now 23. the puppeteer admits to the relationship and said it was between two consenting adults. sesame street suspended clash because they said he exerc
CBS
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
a compromise. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> investigators preparing to exhume the body of long time palestinian leader yasser arafat. a team of forensic experts arrived in tel aviv to find out what killed him. he died after a supposed sudden illness in 2004. doctors could not determine the cause of death at the time. many palestinians still believe he was poisoned and they blame israel. israel denies any involvement. >>> a vallejo father is arrested after police say he gunned down a teen for fighting with the man's son. 44-year-old randy demar williams killed 17-year-old gary white sunday morning in the glenn cove neighborhood. police say white got into a fight with williams' 19-year- old son on a party earlier. witnesses say they heard six gunshots and then screams. the suspect's neighbor say they are having a hard time understanding how this happened. >> i don't believe that he went there to do anything other than pick up his son and maybe make sure -- figure out what was going on. i mean he's a guy that sticks up for his family. >> williams was arrested on sunday at his home
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
shopping today. large entourage and the press as he attended the grand opening of washington's first costco store. tried some of the food samples, got to did that. bought some children's books. bought a big-screen tv. that's 32." but fire logs, that's what he said went there for and ended up with all the other stuff and an apple pie. >> it always happens. >> it does. >>> something unprecedented in syria today. what disappeared in the middle of the fighting. >> best piece of advice is to make sure your home is ready for the next storm. >> but if bad weather does damage your home the one problem you will still have to pay for even if you have insurance. >> paul deanno tracking the rainfall on hi-def doppler. rain really picking up along i- 80 in vacaville to fairfield and napa picking up steady showers. how is the heaviest rainfall going to move through? how much are you going to get over the next few days? that's coming up next in weather. ,,,, (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to an
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
track will get shifted way up to the north into oregon and washington not for us. it's all about this dome of high pressure acting like a bouncer not letting anything get close to us. we'll be mostly sunny for five days. we'll have temperatures above normal for the next five days. we may see record highs election day and monday. the weather won't change. this weekend not to record highs yet 70s at the bay and even at the coast approaching 70. monday and tuesday the peak of the heat low 80s inland that will be close to record highs. and the rain no rainfall for the next six to eight. it does come back about this time next week but not for several days. livermore more tomorrow about 6 degrees above average. downtown san francisco two degrees above normal with a high of 69. fremont 72. morgan hill 75. campbell 74. san mateo 70. gorgeous day in our inland communities. san ramon 75. benicia 74. 76 santa rosa. mid-60s along the coastline. daly city 67. and sausalito 68. sunny and warmer sunday, low 80s inland low to mid-80s on monday and tuesday upper 70s on election day near a record.
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
for gridlock in washington. the dow lost 121 points today. yesterday, it plunged 313. the nasdaq and s&p dropped by double digits today. >>> samsung's galaxy s3 overtook apple's iphone 4s as the word's best selling smartphone for the first time. boston-based strategy analytics says that the s3 shipped 18 million units in the 3rd quarter of this year. the iphone 4 in the meantime shipped just over 16 million units. but samsung's lead will likely be short-lived. by the time the third quarter ended on september 30, the iphone 5 had sold an estimated 6 million units. >>> this just in. a woman is being treated tonight for pepper spray injuries after she was robbed of her smartphone. san francisco police say the suspects were two women. they approached the victim, late this afternoon at 19th and harrison streets, sprayed her with the pepper spray, grabbed her phone and took off in a white car. >>> the case of the 2011 tucson shooting is officially closed. today the gunman was sent to prison for the rest of his life and as edward lawrence reports, of the survivors are now ready to get on with
CBS
Nov 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
it is impossible to count the number of buildings destroyed. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >>> at least two people have died in this nasty crash in texas. another 100 people had to be sent to the hospital. sheriff's deputies say 140 cars and trucks collided in the fog on interstate 10 this morning. the crash includes 7 tractor- trailers some of them carrying hazardous materials. firefighters do say that the tanker trucks are not leaking. >>> a solved inmate will be the first one released under california's revised three strikes law. the voter-approved amendment requires a third strike to be a violent felony in order to mandate a life sentence. the 62-year-old man being released was serving 25 years to life for a third nonviolent offense. a judge reduced his sentence wednesday after 15 years in james. the inmate should be released in the next few days. >> criminals in san quentin can volunteer to join rehabilitation programs. tonight cbs reporter linda yee takes us inside the prison for a glimpse into one project that's having some impact. but the one catch? funding is always an issue. >
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's happening. big low pressure system off the western washington-western oregon coastline bringing record rainfall to seattle and portland and medford, oregon. we are going to get tail end of it which will give us a half inch of rain. it's arriving right now and likely sticking around until midday tomorrow. it will be a steady soaking rain. your grass will have some puddles in it come tomorrow morning. high pressure though building in as soon as tomorrow afternoon. a little bit of sunshine then a big bit of sunshine from friday right on through the weekend. highs tomorrow making it to 70 for livermore, 66 for san francisco. pretty close to average. the first day of november in san rafael 69 degrees. after tomorrow morning's rainfall, friday sunshine, mid- 70s inland. mid-70s near the bay. over the weekend near 80 inland. next week it will feel more like september than november with mainly sunny skies even at the coast. and that is your cbs 5 forecast. >>> tenants with no heat, leaky windows and this... we tracked down the multimillionaire who owns a rental empire. >> i don't know where yo
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